October 2017: Significant activist filings
- Zero in M. Cap indicates that the company is no longer traded.
- M. Cap is as on filing date.
|wdt_ID||Date||Company Name||Ticker||M.Cap ($, mm)||Filer name||Title||Link|
|1||31 Oct 2017||AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC||ADP||51,000||PERSHING SQUARE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.||ISS & Glass & Lewis recommends that ADP shareholders elect Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman to ADP’s Board||Link|
|2||31 Oct 2017||DECKERS OUTDOOR CORP||DECK||2,184||MARCATO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP||Marcato Capital seeks support for its nominees in Deckers Outdoor Corporation||Link|
|3||31 Oct 2017||HILL INTERNATIONAL INC||HIL||275||CORNWALL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP||Engine Capital initiates active stake in Hill International||Link|
|4||30 Oct 2017||GIGAMON INC||GIMO (Acquired)||0||ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, L.P.||Gigamon enters into definitive agreement to be acquired by Elliott Management||Link|
|5||30 Oct 2017||AVID BIOSERVICES INC||CDMO||205||STAFFORD JOHN S III||Ronin Trading and SW Investment Management issued an investor presentation on Avid Bioservices||Link|
|6||27 Oct 2017||BABCOCK & WILCOX ENTERPRISES INC||BW||199||VIEX CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC||VIEX Capital Advisors stated that it plans to reconstitute the Board of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises at the 2018 AGM||Link|
|7||27 Oct 2017||EQT CORP||EQT||11,000||JANA PARTNERS LLC||Jana Partners asks to withdraw its proxy materials filed in opposition to EQT’s acquisition of Rice Energy||Link|
|8||27 Oct 2017||INGLES MARKETS INC||IMKTA||483||GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL||GAMCO plans to nominate Director candidates in Ingles Markets||Link|
|9||26 Oct 2017||MVC CAPITAL INC||MVC||218||METAGE CAPITAL LTD||Metage shareholder proposal was not approved by the shareholders of MVC Capitall’s upcoming AGM||Link|
|10||26 Oct 2017||POTBELLY CORP||PBPB||302||GRIZZLYROCK INSTITUTIONAL VALUE PARTNERS, LP||GrizzlyRock Capital initiated its active stake in Potbelly Corporation||Link|